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LAW1114 Law in Context

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 090900 - Law

Requisites

Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: (LAW1111 and LAW1112) or LAW1201

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at //www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

It is important for those learning the skills of lawyers to understand that the law is part of the social fabric and reflects the views and values of the society in which it operates. This course is designed to introduce students to the law and skills required for lawyers. Students will learn to discuss and debate key legal concepts that relate to legal jurisprudence and principles underpinning the legal system such as the rule of law. Consideration of specific legal issues such as race, gender and access to justice will be covered. The course will engage students in the study of law.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2016 External
Semester 1, 2016 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2016 On-campus Toowoomba